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  • Economy Watch Weekly: Slowdown in New Rental Housing Growth Likely

    Despite signs of continued growth in the U.S. economy, certain real estate sectors—particularly multifamily—are showing signs of deceleration. Economy Editor Dees Stribling discusses the recent Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies report on the topic.

    National 20 December 2017 15:32
  • Economy Watch: Rate Hike Signals Fed’s Upbeat Outlook

    The Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates was driven by its positive view of the U.S. labor market and overall economic growth, according to the Federal Open Market Committee's latest meeting report.

    National 15 December 2017 19:08
  • Economy Watch: 3Q GDP Revised Upward

    The Bureau of Economic Analysis revised its estimate for real U.S. GDP growth for the third quarter, with increased economic growth in nonresidential fixed investment, including commercial real estate.

    National 30 November 2017 14:51
  • US Real Estate Market to Remain Healthy in 2018

    TH Real Estate Head of Americas Research Melissa Reagen shared her 2018 outlook for the U.S. real estate market and economy, at the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles.

    National 03 November 2017 17:15
  • Economy Watch: Interest Rates Stay Still

    As widely expected, the Federal Open Market Committee maintained the target federal funds rate at 1 percent to 1.25 percent. The committee noted the likelihood of gradual rate increases down the line.

    National 02 November 2017 15:16
  • Raiders of the Lost Rate Hike

    While Fed Chair Janet Yellen has suggested the potential for multiple rate hikes through 2018, several factors should influence her plan to be implemented with caution, argues Stepp Commercial Vice President Mark Ventre.

    National 03 August 2017 17:54
  • Economy Watch: Fed Holds Off on Rate Hike

    The Federal Open Market Committee did not increase the cost of borrowing at its latest meeting, citing positive expectations about the labor market, including solid job growth and a declining unemployment rate.

    National 27 July 2017 13:14

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